Charged Magazine

Electrify America, the EV charging network operator and VW's state-mandated penance for Dieselgate, has launched a mobile app for Android and iPhone as well as new membership plans and lower introductory charging prices. All of this is on top of the organization's plan to install 484 charging stations in the US by July this [...]
Wed, May 22, 2019
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Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), which serves approximately 290,000 accounts in California's San Mateo County, is offering a $4,000 incentive toward the purchase of a used PHEV for lower-income customers. PCE is offering the DriveForward Electric incentive in partnership with the nonprofit Peninsula Family Service (PFS), whose DriveForward program offers affordable interest rates on [...]
Wed, May 22, 2019
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The DOE is sponsoring a competition to encourage the development of a process to recycle 90 percent of the content of lithium-ion batteries. The $5.5-million Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize, which launched earlier this year, is split into three phases. Phase I: Conceptual Development and Incubation – Applicants submit a plan [...]
Wed, May 22, 2019
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Tesla Batteries 18650 Li-ion Cells
Tesla has completed the acquisition of Maxwell Technologies, a company that's known for its pioneering work with supercapacitors. However, Electrek's Fred Lambert and others have noted that Tesla's interest in Maxwell probably has less to do with supercapacitors than with the company's “dry electrode” technology. Randy Carlson, in an article [...]
Tue, May 21, 2019
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